Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Sprechen Sie What??

You might think that a baby's cry is like a universal language, that all babies cry alike.  But there is evidence that newborns cry in the native language of their parents!  Last fall NPR reported on a study revealing that the sound of a baby's cry mimics the lilt of the language heard while in the womb.  Here is the audio segment and corresponding article.

1 comment:

Photobby said...

Well that explains our noisy little girls!